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Districts list of Assam. Its population, Literacy, Growth and Sex Ratio.

Assam State is a northeastern state of India the capital of the state is Dispur. It is spread over 78,438 Sq Km, and its population is 31,205,576 published by Census 2011. The population of Assam has increased by 17.07% in this decade compared (2001-2011) to past decade (1991-2001). The density of Assam state in the current decade is 1030 per sq mile. It is divided into 33 districts and The districts of Assam are grouped together in five regional divisions.

Assam is one of the Seven Sister along with Tripura, Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Apart from these, Assam also shares its domestic border with the state of West Bengal and international border with Bhutan and Bangladesh. 

Assam is one of the country's best holiday destinations. One of the best known attractions of the state is the Kaziranga National Park. Here one would come across the endangered Indian one-horned rhinoceros, which the state has successfully managed to conserve. The state is also known for the Assamese golden silk called muga which is unique to the state. The first and oldest petroleum resources of the country can also be found at Assam.

On August 15, 2015, Tarun Gogoi, the Chief Minister of Assam, announced the formation of five new districts in the state, taking the total number from 27 to 32. The five new districts are the following: Biswanath (carved out of Sonitpur); Charaideo (carved out of Sivasagar); Hojai (carved out of Nagaon); South Salmara-Mankachar (carved out of Dhubri); West Karbi Anglong (carved out of Karbi Anglong). On June 27, 2016 one more district was announced by Sarbananda Sonowal, taking the total number from 32 to 33 which is Majuli (carved out of the Northern parts of Jorhat). It is the first river island district of India.

During Independence, Assam had 13 districts. The districts were Cachar, Darrang, Goalpara, Kamrup, Lakhimpur, Nagaon, Sivsagar, Jayantia parganas, Garo hills, Lushai hills, Naga hills, Sylhet and NEFA. 

 

Sr. No. District District HQ Population (2011) Growth Sex Ratio Literacy Area (km2) Density (/km2)
01 Baksa Mushalpur 950,075 10.74% 974 69.25 2,008 475
02 Barpeta Barpeta 1,693,622 21.43% 953 63.81 3,245 632
03 Bongaigaon Bongaigaon 738,804 20.59% 966 69.74 1,724 425
04 Cachar Silchar 1,736,617 20.19% 959 79.34 3,786 459
05 Chirang Kajalgaon 482,162 11.34% 969 63.55 1,975 244
06 Darrang Mangaldoi 928,500 22.19% 954 63.08 1,849 491
07 Dhemaji Dhemaji 686,133 19.97% 953 72.7 3,237 213
08 Dhubri Dhubri 1,949,258 24.44% 953 58.34 2,838 1,171
09 Dibrugarh Dibrugarh 1,326,335 11.92% 961 76.05 3,381 393
10 Dima Hasao Haflong 214,102 13.84% 932 77.54 4,888 44
11 Goalpara Goalpara 1,008,183 22.64% 964 67.37 1,824 553
12 Golaghat Golaghat 1,066,888 12.75% 964 77.43 3,502 302
13 Hailakandi Hailakandi 659,296 21.45% 951 74.33 1,327 497
14 Jorhat Jorhat 1,092,256 9.31% 962 82.15 2,851 383
15 Kamrup Goroimari 1,517,542 15.69% 949 75.55 3,480 436
16 Kamrup Metropolitan Guwahati 1,253,938 18.34% 936 88.71 627 2,010
17 Karbi Anglong Diphu 956,313 17.58% 951 69.25 10,434 93
18 Karimganj Karimganj 1,228,686 21.90% 963 78.22 1,809 673
19 Kokrajhar Kokrajhar 887,142 5.21% 959 65.22 3,129 280
20 Lakhimpur North Lakhimpur 1,042,137 17.22% 968 77.2 2,277 457
21 Morigaon Marigaon 957,423 23.34% 967 68.03 1,704 618
22 Nagaon Nagaon 2,823,768 22.00% 962 72.37 3,831 711
23 Nalbari Nalbari 771,639 11.99% 949 78.63 1,009 763
24 Sivasagar Sibsagar 1,151,050 9.44% 954 80.41 2,668 431
25 Sonitpur Tezpur 1,924,110 15.55% 956 67.34 5,324 365
26 Tinsukia Tinsukia 1,327,929 15.47% 952 69.66 3,790 347
27 Udalguri Udalguri 831,668 9.61% 973 65.41 1,676 497
28 Biswanath Biswanath Chariali ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
29 Charaideo Sonari ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
30 Hojai Sankardev Nagar 931,218 ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
31 Majuli Garamur 167,304 ---- ---- ---- 880 300
32 South Salamara-Mankachar Hatsingimari 555,114 - ---- - 568 980
33 West Karbi Anglong Hamren ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ----
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